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 Dictionary entry overview: What does procreation mean? 

  The noun PROCREATION has 1 sense:

1. the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

  Familiarity information: PROCREATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1procreation [BACK TO TOP]


The sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


facts of life; procreation; breeding; reproduction

Hypernyms ("procreation" is a kind of...):

sex; sex activity; sexual activity; sexual practice (activities associated with sexual intercourse)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "procreation"):

crossbreeding; interbreeding; miscegenation (reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons))

generation; multiplication; propagation (the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production)

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